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Unmanned Systems Asia 2019: Airbus’ Skyways delivers

19th March 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London


A year on from its first flight, Airbus Helicopters’ Skyway UAV has demonstrated shore to ship trials at Singapore’s Marina South Pier.

The occasion also marks the inauguration of drone technology deploying goods in a maritime environment.

The duration of the flight was ten minutes and comprised of the system taking a 1.5kg object 1.5km from the shore dropping off the load and returning to base.

The UAV undertook its first flight in February 2018. The project began, in earnest, in 2016 with participation from the National University of Singapore, the university campus will be the future environment for further

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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